Ian Eagle is back in 2017 for his ninth season as the play-by-play announcer for Westwood One’s Thursday Night Football coverage. During that span, Eagle has also called the action for Westwood One’s coverage of the SEC Basketball Championship and the Regional Semi-Finals and Finals of the NCAA Tournament.
Eagle is primarily known for his work with CBS Sports, where he has called NFL games, NCAA basketball games and U.S. Open tennis. He also serves as an announcer for the Tennis Channel’s coverage of the French Open.
Eagle has also served as the play-by-play announcer for New Jersey Nets television broadcasts since 1995, moving with the NBA franchise to Brooklyn prior to the 2012-13 season. He was the play-by-play radio voice for the New York Jets in 1997 and hosted Jets pre- and post-game shows on WFAN from 1993 to 1996. Eagle was awarded the Bob Costas Award for Outstanding Sportscasting while attending Syracuse University.
Ian Eagle's Posts
JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Jaguars only managed a single touchdown on Sunday, but it didn’t matter as the Jacksonville defense did the rest in a 10-3 Wild Card win over the Buffalo Bills. The Jaguars gained just… Read More »
PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia Eagles clinched the top spot in the NFC on Monday night with a hard-fought 19-10 win over the Oakland Raiders. Jake Elliott gave the Eagles the lead with a 48-yard field goal with :22 remaining and Philadelphia tacked on a defensive touchdown on the game’s… Read More »
Ian Eagle, Tom McCarthy, Ryan Radtke, Kevin Kugler and Kevin Harlan have the best calls from Week 14 of the NFL season as heard on Westwood One Sports. Week 15 kicks off with the Broncos at the Colts on Thursday Night Football. Coverage begins at 8p ET. Read More »
ATLANTA, GA – Devonta Freeman rushed for 91 yards and a touchdown as the Atlanta Falcons defeated the New Orleans Saints 20-17 on Thursday night. New Orleans had a chance to tie the game or take the lead late, but Deion Jones intercepted Drew Brees’ pass in the end zone… Read More »
Ian Eagle and Tony Boselli, John Sadak, Kevin Kugler and Kevin Harlan have the best calls from Week 13 of the NFL season as heard on Westwood One Sports. Week 14 kicks off with the Saints at the Falcons on Thursday Night Football. Coverage begins at 8p ET. Read More »
ARLINGTON, TX – What a difference a week makes in the NFL. Seven days after getting demolished by the Chargers on Thanksgiving, the Dallas Cowboys earned a lopsided win of their own in a 38-14 defeat of the Washington Redskins on Thursday night. Alfred Morris had 127 yards rushing and… Read More »
Kevin Kugler (with an assist from Ross Tucker), John Sadak, Ian Eagle, Tom McCarthy, Kevin Kugler and Kevin Harlan have the best calls from Week 12 of the NFL season as heard on Westwood One Sports. Week 13 kicks off with the Redskins at the Cowboys on Thursday Night Football.… Read More »
LANDOVER, MD – Kirk Cousins tossed a pair of touchdown passes and the Redskins defense did the rest as Washington defeated the New York Giants 20-10 on Thursday night. New York mustered just 170 yards of total offense and got its only touchdown on an interception return by Janoris Jenkins.… Read More »